Job Opportunities


With the brands Linde, STILL, Fenwick, OM STILL, Baoli and Voltas, the KION Group is a globally leading provider of forklift trucks and warehouse equipment in Europe and the second largest company in the sector worldwide and international leading provider in China. The KION Group operates development and production plants in Germany, France, Great Britain, Italy, China, Brazil and the USA and is represented by sales and service offices worldwide. We employ more than 22,000 staff and achieved a revenue of over 4.4 billion euros in 2013.

Internal Audit Project Leader

For our department Internal Audit in the Head Office of the KION Group in Wiesbaden (Germany) we are looking immediately for an

Internal Audit Project Leader

Your main tasks:

  • To conduct audits independently worldwide and advise on process optimization within the Group
  • to identify and evaluate fundamental economic risks
  • to analyse the efficiency and legality of contractual arrangements
  • to advise audited units and introduce and monitor suitable measures for the achievement of targets
  • to transfer knowledge of best practice.

You have:

  • Completed your studies in economics/business administration or as a business engineer, specializing in controlling or finance and accounting
  • knowledge of finance and controlling
  • three to five years of professional experience
  • additional qualifications welcome, e.g. CIA, CPA
  • very good English and sound German; other languages would be nice
  • willingness to travel for work, in Germany and abroad
  • excellent analytical skills, firmly oriented towards performance and results
  • highly creative, team spirit and a flair for communication.

We provide:

  • The chance to work for a company recently listed on the stock exchange,
  • comprehensive training in your field of duties,
  • a modern, pleasant working environment,
  • performance-related pay,
  • additional employee benefits.

Contact

Interested? If so, we look forward to receiving your online application, together with details of your availability and expected salary. For further information please contact Petra Klärner, Phone +49 (0) 611.770-247.

Internship/ Student trainee (m/f) for the department TCC Communication

To support the team at our site in Aschaffenburg, we are aming at filling the following vacancy as soon as possible:

Internship/ Student trainee (m/f) for the department TCC Communication

Your tasks:

  • Support of the daily business (in areas such as landline, mobile communications, (tele-) communications)
  • Assistance in and/or independent handling of and solution finding for user requests
  • Collaborative work in planning, supporting as well as in concept and organisation of the implementation and further development of telecommunication systems, -components and -services within the KION Group international
  • Processing and forwarding of contract lists and invoices
  • Project work (eg. Mobile Device Strategy)
  • Data update
  • Collaboration in requirements on telecommunication systems

Our requirements:

  • Student of electrical engineering/information technology or comparable studies
  • First working experience (internship, apprenticeship) as well as IT affinity is advantageous
  • Knowledge of (tele-) communication- and information technology is desirable
  • Confident with MS-Office applications
  • Analytical, solution-oriented and conscientious way of thinking and proceeding
  • Team player
  • Good written and oral English skills

Did we catch your interest?If so, we are looking forward to receiving your online application including your date of availability.

Contact

For any first questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Jeannine Stephan, phone: 0611.770 5054.

Internal Audit Project Leader Financial Services

For our department Internal Audit in the Head Office of the KION Group in Wiesbaden (Germany) we are looking immediately for an

Internal Audit Project Leader Financial Services

Your Duties

  • to conduct audits independently worldwide and advise on process optimization within the Group,
  • The role focuses on auditing the Financial Services organisation while conforming to regulatory requirements
  • to identify and evaluate fundamental economic risks,
  • to analyse the efficiency and legality of contractual arrangements,
  • to transfer knowledge of best practice.

Your Profile

  • Completed studies in economics/business administration or as a business engineer, specializing in controlling or finance and accounting,
  • knowledge of finance and controlling,
  • Knowledge of internal audits of banks/financial service providers (MaRisk, preferably from a leasing company)
  • mulit-years of professional experience,
  • additional qualifications welcome, e.g. CIA, CPA,
  • very good English and sound German; other languages would be nice,
  • willingness to travel for work, in Germany and abroad.

If you have

  • a high degree of flexibility,
  • as well as very good analytical skills and a commitment to achieving results and delivering good performance,
  • also be highly creative, a team player and an excellent communicator, then you are the right candidate for this position.

Contact

If you want to take an active role in shaping our company, we would be very glad to see your online application documents to demonstrate this, and stating the earliest possible date that you could start and the kind of salary that you are looking for. For further information please contact Petra Klärner, Phone +49 (0) 611.770-247

Auditor Internal Audit

Auditor Internal Audit

We have an immediate vacancy in our Internal Audit department at our head office in Wiesbaden for an

Your main duties/responsibilities will be:

  • To independently perform audits across the world to optimise processes in the Group
  • To provide support during the implementation of due diligence audits within the framework of acquisitions
  • To identify and assess fundamental economic risks
  • To analyse contractual agreements in terms of their efficiency and legality
  • To provide advice to audited units and implement and monitor appropriate measures for achieving goals
  • To transfer best practice knowledge

Our requirements:

  • Completed course of studies in the field of management/economics with a focus on controlling or finance and accounting
  • Knowledge of finance and controlling
  • mulit-years' experience
  • Additional qualifications, such as CIA and CPA, desirable
  • Very good knowledge of English and German; additional languages would be an advantage
  • highly Willingness to travel on company business domestically and internationally

If you have

  • a high degree of flexibility,
  • as well as very good analytical skills and a commitment to achieving results and delivering good performance,
  • also be highly creative, a team player and an excellent communicator, then you are the right candidate for this position.

Contact

If you want to take an active role in shaping our company, we would be very glad to see your online application documents to demonstrate this, and stating the earliest possible date that you could start and the kind of salary that you are looking for. For further information please contact Petra Klärner, Phone +49 (0) 611.770-247

Design Engineer (male/female)

In order to enhance our Customer Designs department we are looking for a Design Engineer (male/female) for our Reutlingen location. As a part of this team your goal should be to find and realize customer oriented solutions through intensive project work.

Design Engineer (male/female)

Your primary tasks are:

  • Project planning of customer requirements for our narrow aisle warehouse trucks
  • Development of technical solutions based on existing vehicle series’ as for examplesystems for forced guiding, load handling devices and design of operator’s compartment
  • Calculation of design effort, material and manufacturing expenses to determine the offer price
  • Request and comparison of offers for subcontract materials
  • Creating project drawings with 3D-CAD
  • Creating customized databases in the truck configuration program

Our requirements:

  • Successful completion of university degree in Mechanical Engineering (Uni/FH)
  • Several years of professional experience in the area of vehicle construction or materials handling, such as: crane systems, forklift trucks and other electrical vehicles or agricultural engines
  • Experience with SAP R3 and 3D-CAD
  • Comfortable with MS Office applications (Excel in particular)
  • Good social and communication skills in German and English

If you would like to take an active part in our company we are looking forward to receiving your completed application – preferably via our homepage www.kiongroup.com – Careers – Job opportunities – Design Engineer (m/f) – Apply now!,- with details of the earliest possible start date and your salary expectation.The position is limited until 31.12.2015.

Contact

If you have any further questions for the position don´t hesitate to contact Mrs. Jasenka Scacciante, +49 7127815580

Intern in Strategy & Business Development/M&A (North America)

For active participation in a range of strategy and M&A areas at our North America branch, we are looking for an

Intern in Strategy & Business Development/M&A (North America)

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Actively participate in and provide process support for the implementation of strategy and M&A projects
  • Prepare analyses and presentations for top management
  • Handle smaller projects independently
  • Collect and record research and information
  • Provide support for on-going strategy projects

Your profile:

  • Graduate with a Bachelor's degree or final-year undergraduate in business management/economics/a business-related subject
  • Analytical skills and experience in strategy development and implementation
  • Previous internship at a management consultancy firm, investment bank or auditing company desirable
  • Fluent in English and another foreign language
  • Highly proficient in using MS Office applications (esp. Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Flexibility, initiative, conceptual thinking and creativity

Other:

You will be working very closely with the Director of Strategy & Business Development for North America. The placement is expected to be for a period of 3–6 months. You will be located in Summerville, South Carolina, USA.

Contact

We look forward to receiving applications from enthusiastic candidates who are keen to put their skills to use and become part of our team in a varied and interesting role!

Division Controller (m/w)

We have an immediate vacancy in our Group Controlling department at our head office in Wiesbaden for a

Division Controller (m/w)

with potential for further management position.

Your duties:

  • Central contact for one of the KION Group business units, you will provide an interface between group management and the operational units
  • Supporting our legal entities and conducting ongoing analysis
  • Producing monthly reports incl. analysis and commenting
  • business reviews forecasts and plans
  • Initiative and project controlling (initiating and following up)
  • Working on strategy projects

Our requirements:

  • Good qualification in business management/economics or industrial engineering with an emphasis on Controlling or Finance and Accounting
  • A minimum of five years' professional experience as a Controller with an international group
  • Experience of operational (investment) controlling and planning and reporting
  • Business-fluent German and English (additional languages an advantage)
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Flexibility in terms of location and a willingness to travel
  • Commitment to achieving results and delivering good performance
  • very good analytical skills
  • Good social and communication skills

We offer:

  • Ability to work by your own responsibility
  • A solution-oriented way of working
  • Possibilities of further professional development
  • Promotion of management potential
  • Applicants with little professional experience and relevant requirements get a chance also

Contact

Then we want to hear from you! If you want to take an active role in shaping our company, we would be very glad to see your application documents – preferably by e-mail – to demonstrate this, and stating the earliest possible date that you could start and the kind of salary that you are looking for. For further information please contact Petra Klärner, Phone +49 (0) 611.770-247

Specialist Group Accounting

In order to enhance our Group Accounting/External Reporting department at our head office in Wiesbaden, Germany we are looking for a

Specialist Group Accounting

Main duties:

  • Responsible collaboration in helping to prepare IFRS consolidated financial statements
  • Ensuring and representation of internal and external reporting
  • Collaborating on specific accounting/consolidation issues
  • Continual analysis and optimisation of our accounting processes
  • Involvement in special projects

Our requirements:

  • Business degree with a focus on international accounting/finance/auditing
  • Professional experience in group accounting or relevant experience in an auditing company, preferably in a capital market orientated environment
  • A good knowledge of MS Office and SEM-BCS/EC-CS
  • The ability to reason in a conceptual and analytic manner
  • Self-initiative and commitment, assertiveness
  • Fluent in business German and a solid grasp of the English language

Are you expecting:

  • A small and dynamic team
  • To have technically and in praxis ‘one’s finger on the pulse of time’
  • Self-responsibility
  • A solution-oriented way of working
  • Possibilities of further professional development and
  • Promotion of management potential, then we want to hear from you!

Contact

For further information please contact Petra Klärner, Phone +49 (0) 611.770-247

Intern in Controlling (m/f)

We currently have a vacancy in our Controlling department at the head office of the KION GROUP in Wiesbaden for a

Intern in Controlling (m/f)

Your Duties

As an Intern in the Planning & Reporting team, you will gain an insight into the diverse range of tasks associated with group controlling. You will provide support in the following areas: Monthly management reporting

  • Further development of controlling tools and reports
  • Presentations for internal and external addressees
  • Budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Coordination with associated departments (e.g. Accounting and IT)

Your Profile

  • Qualification in economics (applicants with qualifications in industrial engineering or commercial information management will also be considered)
  • Skills in analytical thinking and numerical reasoning and an independent approach to work
  • Proficiency in IT (MS Excel, pivot tables, ideally with basic knowledge of working with SAP BW)
  • Sound knowledge of English
  • Start date: Immediately
  • Duration: at least 3 months
  • Remuneration: 650,00 Euro

If you would like to invest your team spirit and commitment in an interesting and varied sphere of work, then we are looking forward to your application (preferably by online application).

Contact

Ms. Andrea Nikolaus, 0611-770 248

Internal Audit Project Leader

For our department Internal Audit in the Head Office of the KION Group in Wiesbaden (Germany) we are looking immediately for an

Internal Audit Project Leader

Your main tasks:

  • To conduct audits independently worldwide and advise on process optimization within the Group
  • to identify and evaluate fundamental economic risks
  • to analyse the efficiency and legality of contractual arrangements
  • to advise audited units and introduce and monitor suitable measures for the achievement of targets
  • to transfer knowledge of best practice.

You have:

  • Completed your studies in economics/business administration or as a business engineer, specializing in controlling or finance and accounting
  • knowledge of finance and controlling
  • three to five years of professional experience
  • additional qualifications welcome, e.g. CIA, CPA
  • very good English and sound German; other languages would be nice
  • willingness to travel for work, in Germany and abroad
  • excellent analytical skills, firmly oriented towards performance and results
  • highly creative, team spirit and a flair for communication.

We provide:

  • The chance to work for a company recently listed on the stock exchange,
  • comprehensive training in your field of duties,
  • a modern, pleasant working environment,
  • performance-related pay,
  • additional employee benefits.

Contact

Interested? If so, we look forward to receiving your online application, together with details of your availability and expected salary. For further information please contact Petra Klärner, Phone +49 (0) 611.770-247.

Internal Audit Project Leader Financial Services

For our department Internal Audit in the Head Office of the KION Group in Wiesbaden (Germany) we are looking immediately for an

Internal Audit Project Leader Financial Services

Your Duties

  • to conduct audits independently worldwide and advise on process optimization within the Group,
  • The role focuses on auditing the Financial Services organisation while conforming to regulatory requirements
  • to identify and evaluate fundamental economic risks,
  • to analyse the efficiency and legality of contractual arrangements,
  • to transfer knowledge of best practice.

Your Profile

  • Completed studies in economics/business administration or as a business engineer, specializing in controlling or finance and accounting,
  • knowledge of finance and controlling,
  • Knowledge of internal audits of banks/financial service providers (MaRisk, preferably from a leasing company)
  • mulit-years of professional experience,
  • additional qualifications welcome, e.g. CIA, CPA,
  • very good English and sound German; other languages would be nice,
  • willingness to travel for work, in Germany and abroad.

If you have

  • a high degree of flexibility,
  • as well as very good analytical skills and a commitment to achieving results and delivering good performance,
  • also be highly creative, a team player and an excellent communicator, then you are the right candidate for this position.

Contact

If you want to take an active role in shaping our company, we would be very glad to see your online application documents to demonstrate this, and stating the earliest possible date that you could start and the kind of salary that you are looking for. For further information please contact Petra Klärner, Phone +49 (0) 611.770-247

Auditor Internal Audit

Auditor Internal Audit

We have an immediate vacancy in our Internal Audit department at our head office in Wiesbaden for an

Your main duties/responsibilities will be:

  • To independently perform audits across the world to optimise processes in the Group
  • To provide support during the implementation of due diligence audits within the framework of acquisitions
  • To identify and assess fundamental economic risks
  • To analyse contractual agreements in terms of their efficiency and legality
  • To provide advice to audited units and implement and monitor appropriate measures for achieving goals
  • To transfer best practice knowledge

Our requirements:

  • Completed course of studies in the field of management/economics with a focus on controlling or finance and accounting
  • Knowledge of finance and controlling
  • mulit-years' experience
  • Additional qualifications, such as CIA and CPA, desirable
  • Very good knowledge of English and German; additional languages would be an advantage
  • highly Willingness to travel on company business domestically and internationally

If you have

  • a high degree of flexibility,
  • as well as very good analytical skills and a commitment to achieving results and delivering good performance,
  • also be highly creative, a team player and an excellent communicator, then you are the right candidate for this position.

Contact

If you want to take an active role in shaping our company, we would be very glad to see your online application documents to demonstrate this, and stating the earliest possible date that you could start and the kind of salary that you are looking for. For further information please contact Petra Klärner, Phone +49 (0) 611.770-247

Design Engineer (male/female)

In order to enhance our Customer Designs department we are looking for a Design Engineer (male/female) for our Reutlingen location. As a part of this team your goal should be to find and realize customer oriented solutions through intensive project work.

Design Engineer (male/female)

Your primary tasks are:

  • Project planning of customer requirements for our narrow aisle warehouse trucks
  • Development of technical solutions based on existing vehicle series’ as for examplesystems for forced guiding, load handling devices and design of operator’s compartment
  • Calculation of design effort, material and manufacturing expenses to determine the offer price
  • Request and comparison of offers for subcontract materials
  • Creating project drawings with 3D-CAD
  • Creating customized databases in the truck configuration program

Our requirements:

  • Successful completion of university degree in Mechanical Engineering (Uni/FH)
  • Several years of professional experience in the area of vehicle construction or materials handling, such as: crane systems, forklift trucks and other electrical vehicles or agricultural engines
  • Experience with SAP R3 and 3D-CAD
  • Comfortable with MS Office applications (Excel in particular)
  • Good social and communication skills in German and English

If you would like to take an active part in our company we are looking forward to receiving your completed application – preferably via our homepage www.kiongroup.com – Careers – Job opportunities – Design Engineer (m/f) – Apply now!,- with details of the earliest possible start date and your salary expectation.The position is limited until 31.12.2015.

Contact

If you have any further questions for the position don´t hesitate to contact Mrs. Jasenka Scacciante, +49 7127815580

Intern in Strategy & Business Development/M&A (North America)

For active participation in a range of strategy and M&A areas at our North America branch, we are looking for an

Intern in Strategy & Business Development/M&A (North America)

Your responsibilities will be to:

  • Actively participate in and provide process support for the implementation of strategy and M&A projects
  • Prepare analyses and presentations for top management
  • Handle smaller projects independently
  • Collect and record research and information
  • Provide support for on-going strategy projects

Your profile:

  • Graduate with a Bachelor's degree or final-year undergraduate in business management/economics/a business-related subject
  • Analytical skills and experience in strategy development and implementation
  • Previous internship at a management consultancy firm, investment bank or auditing company desirable
  • Fluent in English and another foreign language
  • Highly proficient in using MS Office applications (esp. Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Flexibility, initiative, conceptual thinking and creativity

Other:

You will be working very closely with the Director of Strategy & Business Development for North America. The placement is expected to be for a period of 3–6 months. You will be located in Summerville, South Carolina, USA.

Contact

We look forward to receiving applications from enthusiastic candidates who are keen to put their skills to use and become part of our team in a varied and interesting role!

Division Controller (m/w)

We have an immediate vacancy in our Group Controlling department at our head office in Wiesbaden for a

Division Controller (m/w)

with potential for further management position.

Your duties:

  • Central contact for one of the KION Group business units, you will provide an interface between group management and the operational units
  • Supporting our legal entities and conducting ongoing analysis
  • Producing monthly reports incl. analysis and commenting
  • business reviews forecasts and plans
  • Initiative and project controlling (initiating and following up)
  • Working on strategy projects

Our requirements:

  • Good qualification in business management/economics or industrial engineering with an emphasis on Controlling or Finance and Accounting
  • A minimum of five years' professional experience as a Controller with an international group
  • Experience of operational (investment) controlling and planning and reporting
  • Business-fluent German and English (additional languages an advantage)
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Flexibility in terms of location and a willingness to travel
  • Commitment to achieving results and delivering good performance
  • very good analytical skills
  • Good social and communication skills

We offer:

  • Ability to work by your own responsibility
  • A solution-oriented way of working
  • Possibilities of further professional development
  • Promotion of management potential
  • Applicants with little professional experience and relevant requirements get a chance also

Contact

Then we want to hear from you! If you want to take an active role in shaping our company, we would be very glad to see your application documents – preferably by e-mail – to demonstrate this, and stating the earliest possible date that you could start and the kind of salary that you are looking for. For further information please contact Petra Klärner, Phone +49 (0) 611.770-247

Specialist Group Accounting

In order to enhance our Group Accounting/External Reporting department at our head office in Wiesbaden, Germany we are looking for a

Specialist Group Accounting

Main duties:

  • Responsible collaboration in helping to prepare IFRS consolidated financial statements
  • Ensuring and representation of internal and external reporting
  • Collaborating on specific accounting/consolidation issues
  • Continual analysis and optimisation of our accounting processes
  • Involvement in special projects

Our requirements:

  • Business degree with a focus on international accounting/finance/auditing
  • Professional experience in group accounting or relevant experience in an auditing company, preferably in a capital market orientated environment
  • A good knowledge of MS Office and SEM-BCS/EC-CS
  • The ability to reason in a conceptual and analytic manner
  • Self-initiative and commitment, assertiveness
  • Fluent in business German and a solid grasp of the English language

Are you expecting:

  • A small and dynamic team
  • To have technically and in praxis ‘one’s finger on the pulse of time’
  • Self-responsibility
  • A solution-oriented way of working
  • Possibilities of further professional development and
  • Promotion of management potential, then we want to hear from you!

Contact

For further information please contact Petra Klärner, Phone +49 (0) 611.770-247

Intern in Controlling (m/f)

We currently have a vacancy in our Controlling department at the head office of the KION GROUP in Wiesbaden for a

Intern in Controlling (m/f)

Your Duties

As an Intern in the Planning & Reporting team, you will gain an insight into the diverse range of tasks associated with group controlling. You will provide support in the following areas: Monthly management reporting

  • Further development of controlling tools and reports
  • Presentations for internal and external addressees
  • Budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Coordination with associated departments (e.g. Accounting and IT)

Your Profile

  • Qualification in economics (applicants with qualifications in industrial engineering or commercial information management will also be considered)
  • Skills in analytical thinking and numerical reasoning and an independent approach to work
  • Proficiency in IT (MS Excel, pivot tables, ideally with basic knowledge of working with SAP BW)
  • Sound knowledge of English
  • Start date: Immediately
  • Duration: at least 3 months
  • Remuneration: 650,00 Euro

If you would like to invest your team spirit and commitment in an interesting and varied sphere of work, then we are looking forward to your application (preferably by online application).

Contact

Ms. Andrea Nikolaus, 0611-770 248

Internship/ Student trainee (m/f) for the department TCC Communication

To support the team at our site in Aschaffenburg, we are aming at filling the following vacancy as soon as possible:

Internship/ Student trainee (m/f) for the department TCC Communication

Your tasks:

  • Support of the daily business (in areas such as landline, mobile communications, (tele-) communications)
  • Assistance in and/or independent handling of and solution finding for user requests
  • Collaborative work in planning, supporting as well as in concept and organisation of the implementation and further development of telecommunication systems, -components and -services within the KION Group international
  • Processing and forwarding of contract lists and invoices
  • Project work (eg. Mobile Device Strategy)
  • Data update
  • Collaboration in requirements on telecommunication systems

Our requirements:

  • Student of electrical engineering/information technology or comparable studies
  • First working experience (internship, apprenticeship) as well as IT affinity is advantageous
  • Knowledge of (tele-) communication- and information technology is desirable
  • Confident with MS-Office applications
  • Analytical, solution-oriented and conscientious way of thinking and proceeding
  • Team player
  • Good written and oral English skills

Did we catch your interest?If so, we are looking forward to receiving your online application including your date of availability.

Contact

For any first questions, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Jeannine Stephan, phone: 0611.770 5054.

Application


Would you like to apply for one of our job opportunities or make a speculative application? Then send us your complete application documents.

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Locations


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